This book is the first volume in the World Clinics: Orthopedics series, providing orthopaedic surgeons with the most recent advances and controversies in joint replacement.
Presented as a series of articles, each chapter provides both basic and advanced insights into hip and knee replacement surgeries. Advances in total joint arthroplasty are discussed in depth, with separate chapters dedicated to European and Asian perspectives.
Each article is followed by a comment from the editors highlighting the key points of the chapter. New techniques are also covered including advances in robotic technology in the operating theatre.
Edited by internationally recognised experts from the Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, and Hackensack University Medical Centre, New Jersey, this useful guide includes numerous images, figures and tables, as well as extensive referencing throughout.
Provides orthopaedic surgeons with latest advances and controversies in joint replacement
Covers new techniques including advances in robotic technology
Numerous images and illustrations and extensive referencing
Internationally recognised editor and author team
Matthew S Austin MD Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Gregg R Klein MD Vice-Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Centre, New Jersey, USA
Hard-on-hard bearing surfaces in THA: what to do when it all goes wrong Surgical approach for the hip: evidence vs. advertising Head diameter with modern generation poly: does size matter? Nonarthroplasty options for the hip Minimally Invasive TJA: myth or mastery? Perioperative pain management: the secret behind rapid recovery Diagnosis and treatment of infected TJA When not to go all the way: partial knee arthroplasty Custom knee replacement: fad or new standard of care? Gender specific total knee: facts for the female patient Cementless primary TKA: do we need cement anymore? What's new in TJA: Europe What's new in TJA: Asia What's new in revision total joint arthroplasty